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Vankoughnet History Mystery Jan 2014

posted Jan 12, 2014, 8:32 PM by Van koughnet   [ updated Mar 4, 2015, 10:57 AM ]
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Can you name any/all of these people? 
Do you know where this photo was taken? How about why this photo was taken? If you think you have the answers, fill out the Vankoughnet History Mystery quiz by clicking the link below.  At the least this is a fun adventure into the past and an opportunity to learn and/or reminisce about the "good old days".

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Special thanks to Ruth Johnson for providing the photo


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Below is a list of quiz submissions
The info posted below comes from people who completed the quiz.  The owner of this site does not guarantee the accuracy of these responses.  They are merely posted to provide interest, spark memories and further discussions.  Having said that please feel free to submit your own response if you feel you have something to add to, or correct the posted info.  Enjoy!

Response provided on 3/4/2015 13:14:56

Q: Where was this photo taken?
A: S.S. # 1, Oakley
1st building on left after crossing the Peterson bridge towards Longford.

Q:What year was this taken?
A:Late 1940's

Q:Name as many people as you can in this photo
A:Second row, second from left, Ray Conway, Aloma Flaherty, Lois Conway, Marjorie Conway, Edna Conway, Garnet Flaherty, Marvin Tingey

Q:Who (if anyone) is missing from this group?
A: No answer provided

Q:What was the building called and/or used for? Does it still exist?
A:It was a one room school house for the children living in Oakley twp. from Draper town line to Vankoughnet.  Clear Lake had their own school called S.S. # 2, Oakley

Q: How many of these people still live in Vankoughnet?
A:1

Q: Please tells any stories, memories or other information that you care to share about this photo, place, people or time.
A:I attended this school house for grades 1-8. 1947-1955
This picture was definitely not taken in 1956 as my aunt Edna Conway is in the picture and she passed away sometime in the late 40's. I believe this picture was taken at a summer program that was being offered for the children of the community.


Response provided on - 2/8/2014 13:28:44

Q: Where was this photo taken?
A: 1007 Miriam Drive formerly as SS 1 Oakley Public School

Q:What year was this taken?
A:1945

Q:Name as many people as you can in this photo
A:John Robson, Student Minister at St. David's., Glenna Fraser, Helen Toll, Marvin Tingey

Q:Who (if anyone) is missing from this group?
A:No answer provided

Q:What was the building called and/or used for? Does it still exist?
A:Yes it still exist, and in the family of Glenna Fraser Pate, 1007 Miriam Drive formerly as SS 1 Oakley Public School

Q: How many of these people still live in Vankoughnet?
A:1

Q: Please tells any stories, memories or other information that you care to share about this photo, place, people or time.
A:No answer provided